This position is open only to Colorado state residents
Please note: This recruitment may be used to fill multiple vacancies.
About the Division of Facilities Management:
This work unit exists to plan, design, construct, operate, maintain, and manage the Colorado Department of Human Services (CDHS) facilities and campuses according to all applicable standards in a manner that promotes the CDHS mission of providing a safe, sanitary, and effective environment for clients, youth, residents, consumers, and staff and enhances the quality of life in CDHS facilities and campuses and in the surrounding neighborhoods.
The facilities managed by the Division of Facilities Management (DFM) include 1,400 acres of land and 349 buildings comprised of 3.8 million square feet. The North district facilities are Colorado Mental Health Institute at Fort Logan (CMHIFL), 1575 Sherman, Wheat Ridge Regional Center (WRRC), Sunada (SLC), Satellite Group Homes, and the Division of Youth Services (Adams, Gilliam, Lookout Mountain, Marvin Foote, Mount View, Platte Valley, Prairie Vista YSC, and Ridge View).
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Description of Job
This is a full-time, in-person position that works various shifts.
Please note: These working arrangements are subject to change.
This position exists to maintain all facility systems in a complete and thorough journeyman like manner; using proper procedures, tools and equipment. Perform routine and preventative maintenance as required on kitchen equipment throughout the Northern District facilities. Also, perform routine and preventative maintenance as required for plumbing systems, mechanical and HVAC systems and architectural features and components. Repair systems and components damaged by abuse or normal wear and tear to maintain the facility functions and therapeutic environment.
Duties include, but are not limited to the following:
Perform general routine maintenance functions in all Northern District Facilities.
Respond to work requests phoned into the maintenance dispatch desk during normal operating and after hours.
Check work orders for work to be done. Communicate and co-ordinate with co-workers and nutritional services staff as needed.
PM / repair power slicers, can openers, bread slicers and other electrically operated kitchen equipment to include but not limited to sharpen and install new cutting knives.
Maintain, troubleshoot, and repair all steam-operated kitchen equipment including but not limited to: hot water boosters, coffee urns and hot water dispensers, cook/steam combination ovens, and kettles.
Maintain, troubleshoot and repair all electrically-operated kitchen equipment and appliances including but not limited to: ovens, toasters, dish machines, hot water boosters, power slicers, mixers, choppers and blenders. Troubleshooting of kitchen equipment to include but not limited to microprocessor, circuit boards, and relays.
Maintain, troubleshoot, and repair all gas-operated kitchen equipment including combination steam/cook ovens, large rotating bake oven, and large commercial ranges.
Maintain and repair all specialty equipment in the commercial bake shop including but not limited to: large commercial mixers, spiral dough mixer, rounders, dividers, cookie machine, pie machine, bun slicer, bread slicer, proofers, and large rotating bake oven.
Order parts and supplies, including providing specs and guidance to nutritional services staff with ordering of new equipment. Keep inventory of needed replacement parts. Assist in the installation and set-up of new equipment.
Perform preventive maintenance on equipment of all types, which includes but is not limited to: cleaning, oiling and greasing, making necessary adjustments, and finding potential problems.
Perform routine and scheduled snow removal, also apply ice melt as needed.
Making sure work is done properly and to high standard of excellence.
Assist other trades as necessary.
Perform additional duties as assigned.
Minimum Qualifications, Substitutions, Conditions of Employment & Appeal Rights
The following supplemental experience, competencies and abilities are highly desirable for this position and may be considered in selecting the successful candidate:
Knowledge of the tools used in this occupation
Knowledge of technology used in this occupation
Knowledge of hazardous material, protective clothing and storing,
Oral communication/comprehension, active listening, critical thinking, reading comprehension, coordination, judgment/decision making and problem solving skills.
Customer service skills
Attention to detail
Organizing, planning and prioritizing work
Processing of information (compiling, categorizing, tabulating, auditing, or verifying information or data)
Manual Dexterity, performing general physical activities that require considerable use of your arms and legs and moving of your whole body, such as climbing, lifting, balancing, walking, stooping and handling of materials.
Conditions of Employment:
The successful candidate in this position will be willing and available to submit to the following conditions:
A pre-employment criminal background check will be conducted as part of the selection process as this position is deemed to have direct contact with vulnerable persons. Felony convictions, conviction of crimes of moral turpitude, or convictions of misdemeanors related to job duties may disqualify you from being considered for this position. Should your background check reveal any charges or convictions, it is your responsibility to provide the CDHS Background Unit with an official disposition of any charges. Additionally, you will be required take and pass a drug screen.
Must possess and maintain a valid Colorado Driver's license
Must be willing to travel to different site locations within district.
Must be able to work shift work: May be requested to work various hours for coverage outside of normal business hours.
Use, Handling, or Exposure to hazardous materials
On-call status required-Must be available for call back to perform essential and/or emergency services of the agency without delay or interruption as needed on nights, holidays and weekends
Driving a state assigned vehicle is part of this position. Some out of town travel may be required.
Former State employees who were disciplinarily terminated or resigned in lieu of termination must disclose the information on the application and provide an explanation why the prior termination or resignation should not disqualify the applicant from the current position. Absent extraordinary circumstances, prior disciplinary termination or resignation in lieu of termination will disqualify the applicant from future State employment with CDHS.
Effective September 20, 2021, this position will require documented proof of full COVID-19 vaccination. New employees will be required to provide attestation to their status with proof of vaccination within thirty (30) business days of hire.
Religious and medical exemptions and reasonable accommodation shall be addressed as required by law pursuant to the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission's vaccination guidance. If you would like to request a medical or religious exemption, please contact CDHS_HumanResources@state.co.us
Note: Fully Vaccinated means two (2) weeks after a second dose in a two-dose series of the COVID-19 vaccine, such as the Pfizer or Moderna vaccine, or two (2) weeks after the single-dose vaccine, such as Johnson & Johnson's Janssen vaccine, as defined by the most recent State of Colorado's Public Health Order and current guidance issued by the Colorado Department of Public Health & Environment.
If you receive notice that you have been eliminated from consideration for this position, you may file an appeal with the State Personnel Board or request a review by the State Personnel Director.
An appeal or review must be submitted on the official appeal form, signed by you or your representative. This form must be delivered to the State Personnel Board by email (email@example.com), postmarked in US Mail or hand delivered (1525 Sherman Street, 4th Floor, Denver CO 80203), or faxed (303.866.5038) within ten (10) calendar days from your receipt of notice or acknowledgement of the department's action.
For more information about the appeals process, the official appeal form, and how to deliver it to the State Personnel Board; go to spb.colorado.gov; contact the State Personnel Board for assistance at (303) 866-3300; or refer to 4 Colorado Code of Regulations (CCR) 801-1, State Personnel Board Rules and Personnel Director's Administrative Procedures, Chapter 8, Resolution of Appeals and Disputes, at spb.colorado.gov under Rules.
How to Apply
The Assessment Process
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If your goal is to build a career that makes a difference, consider joining the dedicated people of the Colorado Department of Human Services (CDHS). Our professionals strive to design and deliver high quality human and health services that improve the safety, independence, and well-being of the people of Colorado. In addition to a great location and rewarding and meaningful work, we offer:
Strong, secure, yet flexible retirement benefits including a PERA Defined Benefit Plan or PERA Defined Contribution Plan www.copera.org plus 401(k) and 457 plans
Medical and dental health plans
Employer supplemented Health Savings Account
Paid life insurance
Short- and long-term disability coverage
11 paid holidays per year plus vacation and sick leave
BenefitHub state employee discount program
Employee Wellness program MotivateMe
Excellent work-life programs, such as flexible schedules, training and more
Remote work arrangements for eligible positions
Some positions may qualify for the Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program. For more
information, go to https://www.colorado.gov/pacific/dhr/student-loan-forgiveness-programs.
We believe in a people-first approach: To serve the people of Colorado, we develop a culture and work environment that creates an energized, inspired, and healthy team capable of giving their best to Coloradans.
Balance creates quality of life: We want our team to be resilient through a supportive workplace that values flexibility, health and wellness, and employee engagement.
We hold ourselves accountable: We take responsibility through our actions, programs, and results for the state of health and human services in Colorado.
Transparency matters: We are open and honest with employees, our partners, the Coloradans we serve, and the public.
We are ethical: We abide by what is best for those we serve by doing what is right, not what is easy.
Collaboration helps us rise together: We work together with all partners, employees, and clients to achieve the best outcomes for Coloradans.
We are committed to increasing the diversity of our staff and providing culturally responsive programs and services. Therefore, we encourage responses from people of diverse backgrounds and abilities.
ADAA Accommodations: CDHS is committed to the full inclusion of all qualified individuals. As part of this commitment, our agency will assist individuals who have a disability with any reasonable accommodation requests related to employment, including completing the application process, interviewing, completing any pre-employment testing, participating in the employee selection process, and/or to perform essential job functions where the requested accommodation does not impose an undue hardship. If you have a disability and require reasonable accommodation to ensure you have a positive experience applying or interviewing for this position, please direct your inquiries to our ADAAA Coordinator, Nancy Schmelzer, at email@example.com or call 1-800-929-0791.
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